Australia and New Zealand FULL TEXT

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Australia and New Zealand 05/10/10 1 I SS 210: Society and the I ndividual
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05/10/10 2 NEW ZEALAND NEW ZEALAND Geography: North and South Island Nation
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05/10/10 3 Ethnic diversity in New Zealand Ethnic diversity in New Zealand Indigenous Maori and Europeans
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History: New Zealand History: New Zealand 1300: start of Polynesian settlement 1642: Abel Tasman explores New Zealand 1768: James Cook claims New Zealand for Britain Late 17th/early 18th centuries, European and  American whaling interests active in NZ; also  Anglican, Wesleyan and Catholic missionaries  establish presence Lack of law and order prompt Maori chiefs to seek  British intervention; Britain reluctant but  concerned French would move if they did not
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History: New Zealand History: New Zealand The New Zealand Company attracts British  settlers to New Zealand, selling land without  authority Maori and settlers have different concepts of ‘sale’  of land 1840: Treaty of Waitangi between Britain and  Maori chiefs led to British sovereignty 1840-1872 ongoing conflict over land use and  failure of Britain to respect terms of treaty
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History: New Zealand History: New Zealand 1893: New Zealand first country to grant  women right to vote 1907 constituted as a Dominion New Zealand in History
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History: New Zealand History: New Zealand Constitutional monarch Center left minority government 4 million population, 14.5% Maori Peripheral location and dependence on  trade
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05/10/10 8 Abortion Rights in New Zealand Abortion Rights in New Zealand Current New Zealand law allows for abortions to be performed for the following reasons, providing the abortion is approved by two certifying consultants: * to save the life of the woman * to preserve the physical health of the woman * to preserve the mental health of the woman * fetal impairment * in cases of incest
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05/10/10 9 Other factors which may be considered, but are not in themselves grounds for abortion, are: * cases of rape * certain social factors (e.g., the girl's age in a teenage pregnancy).
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05/10/10 10 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people have most of the same rights as other people in New Zealand . At present, the remaining exceptions are the right to adopt children as a couple, and the right to marry. New Zealand enacted legislation that
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